Oasis Petroleum

  • Geophysicist

    Location US-TX-Houston
    Job ID
  • Position Summary

    This Sr. Geophysicist position is a technically based, personal contribution role.  The successful candidate will be part of a multi-disciplinary team (Delaware Asset Team), located in Houston, Texas, providing and supporting reservoir mapping efforts for field development.  The successful candidate must have a strong foundation in practical seismic interpretation with specific skills related to modeling unconventional resource playsLevel and salary commensurate with background and experience.

    Essential Job Functions

    • Integrate 3D geophysical data sets (PSTM, PSDM, Typical Attributes, and Inversion Volumes), with petro-physical, engineering, and geologic data to better characterize the subsurface and create a subsurface model.
    • Continuously work with team to update and improve the established subsurface model with new internal and external data, as it becomes available.
    • Provide geophysical support in areas with 3D and older 2D, producing typical map products integrated with subsurface data (e.g. time and depth structure maps, isochron maps, & attribute maps)
    • Recommend and oversea new seismic acquisition and/or reprocessing efforts.
    • Work with a multidiscipline team to meet/exceed company goals for various projects
    • Regularly present efforts and results to all levels of management.
    • Apply expertise\knowledge to other basins or new venture opportunities, as needed.
    • Act as a mentor to less experienced employees

    This job description is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of duties and responsibilities of the position. Incumbents will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and duties outside of their normal responsibilities as assigned by their supervisor.

    Minimum Qualifications

    • 6 years functional industry experience as a Geophysicist
    • M.S. Degree in Geology or Geophysics
    • Recent Permian Basin Experience
    • Strong mapping skills
    • Good understanding of rock physics and seismic attributes
    • Experience pushing PSTM, PSDM volumes to true depth
    • Experience with full wave elastic inversion both Pre & Post Stack
    • Proficient user of SMT/Kingdom
    • Excellent Communication Skills (Written & Oral)
    • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
    • Physical Requirements and Working Conditions:  Must possess the ability to work in a standard office setting and to use standard office equipment, including a computer, copier, files, telephone, and fax; maintain attention to detail despite interruptions; vision to read printed materials and a computer screen, and hearing and speech to communicate in person and over the telephone

    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


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